Upgrade Competing XML Tools to Stylus Studio® 2007 XML Enterprise Suite

Stylus Studio Offers Customers of competing XML tools an Upgrade Path to Stylus Studio® 2007 XML Enterprise Suite at Reduced Prices

Bedford, MA, October 30, 2006 –Stylus Studio (http://www.stylusstudio.com), a leading provider of XML tools and components for advanced data integration, is offering a competitive program that allows customers of competing XML tools to upgrade to Stylus Studio® for a reduced price.

Paid customers of competing XML tool products can trade in their old licenses, and upgrade to the new Stylus Studio® 2007 XML Enterprise Suite for just $350 (USD) or to the 2007 XML Professional Suite for just $250 (USD).

"We know that once you compare the leading edge and powerful features, flexibility and price of Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise Suite, you will agree that by switching to Stylus Studio you will get a lot more for a lot less. Don't miss out on this special offering! Download a free evaluation copy today and compare", said Robert Evelyn, DataDirect VP Strategy and General Manager XML Products Group.

Three Reasons to Upgrade to Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise Suite:

  1. Powerful New Features - Stylus Studio® 2007 XML Enterprise Suite features all-new XML Pipeline editor, XML Publishing tools and so much more.
  2. Support for Scalable Deployment Components – Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise Edition features seamless integration with truly scalable deployment components including  powerful development tools and code generation support for DataDirect XQuery, DataDirect XML Converters™ and other industry-leading XML processing components.
  3. Value Pricing - Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise Suite is now available for just $595; Eligible customers can now upgrade to Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise Edition for only $350. These value prices can result in significant cost savings.

Offer Details: Qualifying customers of competing XML tools can upgrade online to Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise Suite upon verification of proof of purchase – see website for complete offer details. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, and expires November 30, 2006.

About Stylus Studio®

Stylus Studio®, a product from DataDirect Technologies, an operating company of Progress Software Corporation, is the industry's most innovative XML IDE, providing a comprehensive suite of advanced XML tools and scalable deployment components for working with XML, XSLT, XQuery, XML Schema, Web services, EDI, legacy data integration, XML Pipeline, XML mapping, XML Publishing, Web services and more. Used by leading software developers world-wide, Stylus Studio simplifies XML programming and enhances developer productivity through innovation. For more information, visit: http://www.stylusstudio.com.

About DataDirect Technologies

DataDirect Technologies is the software industry’s only comprehensive provider of software for connecting the world’s most critical business applications to data and services, running on any platform, using proven and emerging standards. Developers worldwide depend on DataDirect® products to connect their applications to an unparalleled range of data sources using standards-based interfaces such as ODBC, JDBC™ and ADO.NET, XQuery and SOAP. More than 300 leading independent software vendors and thousands of enterprises rely on DataDirect Technologies to simplify and streamline data connectivity for distributed systems and to reduce the complexity of mainframe integration. DataDirect Technologies is an operating company of Progress Software Corporation. For more information, visit www.datadirect.com.

DataDirect, DataDirect XQuery and Stylus Studio are trademarks or registered trademarks of Progress Software Corporation or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Java and all Java-based marks are trademarks or service marks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Any other trademarks or service marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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